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    NEW HOME SALES IN U.S. DIP IN APRIL

    May 24, 2019

    According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 6.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 673,000 units in April 2019 after a sharp upwardly revised March 2019 report. The March sales pace of 723,0...

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    AVERAGE RENT IN SCOTLAND UP 1.7% AND YIELDS AMONG THE HIGHEST IN THE UK

    May 24, 2019

    The average rent in Scotland increased by 1.7% in the 12 months to April 2019 to £581 per calendar month, led by growth of 3.6% in the Highlands and Islands, the latest index report shows. Overall rents rose in three of the five regions surveyed by the Your Move rental tracker index With Highl...

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    £55 MILLION ANNOUNCED FOR NEW HOMES IN ENGLAND, PRIORITISING MODERN CONSTRUCTION METHODS

    May 24, 2019

    Some £55 million grant funding has been agreed with Homes England to deliver 4,000 new homes with the first developments getting underway later this year, it has been announced. The deal will support 12 local authorities to accelerate housing across England on sites in their ownership and the ...

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    LENDING TO FIRST TIME BUYERS UP IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2019

    May 24, 2019

    There was an increases in new buyer home lending in regional parts of the UK in the first quarter of 2019, the latest mortgage industry figures show, with Scotland stronger than Wales. In Scotland there were 6,760 new first time buyer mortgages completed in Scotland, up 4.5% compared to the same qua...

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    NEARLY HALF OF LANDLORDS AND LETTINGS AGENTS LIKELY TO RECONSIDER IF SECTION 21 IS BANNED

    May 24, 2019

    Almost half of landlords and letting agents are more likely to remove some or all of their investment in the private rented sector as a result of the Government’s plans to end Section 21 repossessions, a new survey has found. Some 46% said they will re-consider their investments and portfolios...

    RESIDENTIAL LANDLORDS ASSOCIATION
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    UK TO ENJOY FAST GROWING RENTAL INVESTMENT REVOLUTION OVER NEXT 5 YEARS

    May 23, 2019

    According to Knight Frank's latest market research, investment into the UK Student Accommodations (PBSA), investment-grade private rented sector (PRS) and senior living rental sectors is expected to reach £146bn ($185bn) by 2025, rising from £87.3bn ($110bn) in 2019.
    This comb...

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    U.S. HOME BUILDERS URGE CONGRESS TO FOCUS ON DISASTER PREPAREDNESS

    May 23, 2019

    This week the National Association of Home Builders called on the U.S. Congress to focus on improving the older homes, structures and infrastructure that are less resilient to natural disasters because they were built when there were no national model codes in existence or constructed following code...

    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS
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    MANHATTAN PENDING HOME SALES SURGE AS PRICES DROP TO 2015 LEVEL, STREETEASY REPORT SAYS

    May 23, 2019

    Pending home sales in Manhattan spiked 27% in April from a year ago, reaching the highest level of signed contracts since the spring of 2015, as property prices in America’s costliest urban neighborhood dropped, according to StreetEasy. After New Yorkers snapped up properties, the inventory of...

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    RENTS INCREASED BY 1.2% IN THE UK IN THE YEAR TO APRIL 2019

    May 23, 2019

    Rents in the UK’s private rented sector increased by 1.2% in the 12 months to April 2019, unchanged from March 2019, according to the latest official figures. In England rents increased by 1.2%, in Wales by 1.1%, and in Scotland by 0.7%, the data published by the Office for National Statistics...

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    PRICE GROWTH IN PRIME GLOBAL CITY MARKETS FALLS TO LOWEST SINCE 2009

    May 23, 2019

    Prime property prices in key cities around the word are continuing to moderate with the latest data showing they increased by 1.3% year on year, down from growth of 4.3% two years ago. The index from international real estate firm Knight Frank, covering the first quarter of 2019, reveals that the gr...

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    AVERAGE PRICES IN THE UK INCREASED BY 1.4% IN THE YEAR TO MARCH 2019, OFFICIAL DATA SHOWS

    May 23, 2019

    Average house prices in the UK increased by 1.4% in the year to March 2019, up from 1% in February 2019, the latest official figures shows. Overall, over the past three years, there has been a general slowdown in UK house price growth, driven mainly by a slowdown in the South and East of England, ac...

    OFFICE FOR NATIONAL STATISTICS
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    TARIFF WARS: WHAT DO WALMART AND TARGET PRICES HAVE TO DO WITH THE HOUSING MARKET?

    May 23, 2019

    When a top executive at Walmart told Wall Street analysts and journalists on a conference call last week that tariffs on Chinese goods would lead to higher prices for his customers, people who follow the housing and mortgage industries felt a sense of foreboding. Higher consumer prices lead to highe...

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    IRELAND'S HOME PRICE APPRECIATION SLOWS IN 2019

    Jun 26, 2019

    According to Daft.ie latest Ireland Sales Report, home prices in the second quarter of 2019 were 3.7% higher than a year previously, the lowest rate of inflation since late 2013. The average price nationwide in the second quarter of the year was €263,000, up 0.9% on the first three months of th...

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    REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY APPLAUDS PRESIDENT TRUMP'S NEW HOUSING AFFORDABILITY EXECUTIVE ORDER

    Jun 26, 2019

    The U.S. real estate industry is giving President Trump rave reviews for signing his new Housing Affordability Executive Order this week. Greg Ugalde, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders, attended the signing ceremony at the White House yesterday and issued the following statement ...

    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS
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    SURVEY FINDS TENANTS LIVING IN UNSAFE PROPERTIES DUE TO WEAK REGULATION OF PRS

    Jun 26, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of tenants in the private rented sector are living in unsafe properties due to weak regulation, according to a new survey. Many landlords don’t know or understand their legal obligations, while renters aren’t aware of their rights or don’t feel able to enforce...

    COMRES
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    ANNUAL PROPERTY PRICE GROWTH IN ENGLAND AND WALES AT LOWEST SINCE 2013

    Jun 26, 2019

    Average prices in England and Wales, excluding new build, reached £254,839 in May 2019, up 0.1% month on month, up 3.5% year on year but down 1.3% on a quarterly basis, according to the latest residential index report. The report from London Central Portfolio also shows that average new build ...

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    LANDLORDS WITH BIGGER PORTFOLIOS MORE LIKELY TO INVEST FURTHER

    Jun 26, 2019

    British landlords now have an average of 13.1 properties in their portfolio, up from 12.8 properties three months ago, the latest figures show. Those with bigger property portfolios are more likely to add to their investment than those with a fewer number of properties and investment in HMOs are ris...

    PARAGON
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    FLORIDA HOME SALES UP 9 PERCENT ANNUALLY IN MAY

    Jun 25, 2019

    According to new data from Florida Realtors, the State of Florida's housing market reported increased sales, higher median prices, more pending sales and gains in inventory (active listings) in May compared to a year ago. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 30,742 last month, up 9.6% ...

    FLORIDA REALTORS
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    SINGLE MOTHER HOMEOWNERSHIP RATES IN THE U.S. DECLINING NATIONALLY

    Jun 25, 2019

    Residential real estate brokerage firm Redfin is reporting this week that just 31.1 percent of single mothers in the U.S. owned homes in 2017, on par with the 2016 rate and down from 35.5 percent in 2010. At 63.9 percent, the overall homeownership rate for households across the country was more than...

    REDFIN
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    LAND AGENT HITS OUT AT PLANNING DELAYS ON SMALLER DEVELOPMENTS

    Jun 25, 2019

    Planning delays of over a year are forcing individual, small site building projects to be abandoned, and slowing UK development overall, according to a new report. Decisions over even the most modest sized sites are taking an unacceptably long time to bring to conclusion, forcing some small and medi...

    ASTON MEAD
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    HOMEOWNERS IN THESE CITIES ARE DOING THE MOST REMODELING

    Jun 25, 2019

    Remodeling activity across the nation has slowed in the last year, but some cities have bucked the trend and posted gains despite the nationwide housing slowdown. According to the latest from housing data and analytics company BuildFax, remodeling activity increased in May in five of the top 10 metr...

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    FHFA: AMERICAN HOME PRICE GROWTH CRAWLS FORWARD IN APRIL

    Jun 25, 2019

    Home prices crawled forward in April, rising only 0.4% from the previous month but up 5.2% from 2018, according to the latest monthly House Price Index from the Federal Housing Finance Agency. The FHFA monthly HPI is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages sold to, or guaranteed...

    FREDDIE MAC
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    U.S. HOME SALES UPTICK NATIONWIDE IN MAY

    Jun 24, 2019

    According to the National Association of Realtors, existing U.S. home sales rebounded in May 2019, recording an increase in sales for the first time in two months. Each of the four major U.S. regions saw a growth in sales, with the Northeast experiencing the biggest surge last month. Total existing-...

    NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
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    MORTGAGE APPLICATIONS IN U.S. DIP IN MID-JUNE

    Jun 24, 2019

    According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 14, 2019, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 3.4 percent from one week earlier. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 3.4 percent on a sea...

    MORTGAGE BANKERS ASSOCIATION
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